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Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
Theatre and Dance (TRDA)
TRDA
1240
Performance Theory
Performance Theory
Fall 2015
3
Course Type
Lecture
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No
No

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19

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Yes
Fee Type
Lab
25
Maintenance of Lab/Studio
No


Examination of the ways in which the practices and heuristics of performance have been used to understand a wide range of cultural activities; expansion of the notion of aesthetic performance proper to include sources, subjects, and forms historically considered non-dramatic; and underlying questions concerning what performance is, what it does, and what value it holds.
As a result of completing this course, students will be able to: • UNDERSTAND major trends in performance theory from antiquity through the present. • UNDERSTAND major trends in linguistic and cultural theory and how these have affected the arts. • IDENTIFY the contributions of major practitioners and thinkers. • ANALYZE a performance text in the context of major theoretical trends. • CONDUCT research for a devised performance based on one of the key experimental methods of the last fifty years. • PERFORM original work in a theoretically and critically engaged manner.
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